How to Improve Instruction and Retention in Online Courses  Alisa Klinger, Ph.D. aklinger@cuesta.edu Christina Lau, MLS  [...
Virtual Colleagues  &  DE Teaching Team
How to increase retention, persistence, and satisfaction <ul><li>Personalize and customize instruction for students and in...
<ul><li>The Lone DE Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s an instructor to do?  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Fully Loaded ...
      Instructor Training & Support <ul><li>Boettcher, Judith V. “Teaching Online for the First Time--The Quick Guide.” </...
Best DE Practices   <ul><li>James, Pat, and Dan Barnett. “Online Teaching Tips.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Online Pedagogy: Theo...
Online Community Building  <ul><li>Dinkins, Shari. “Learning to Teach Tech-Savvy Students.” </li></ul><ul><li>Fuller, Rich...
Communication & Discussion   <ul><li>Boettcher, Judith V. “The Dangers and Pitfalls of Communicating with Students; Or Wha...
Social Networking  <ul><li>Dinkins, Shari. “Learning to Teach Tech-Savvy Students.” </li></ul><ul><li>LaPadula, Maria. “A ...
Learner Support: Orientations for New DE Students <ul><li>Lynch, Maggie McVay. &quot;Effective Student Preparation for Onl...
Learner Support: Student Services   Admissions; Academic Advising; Career Counseling <ul><li>Floyd, Deborah L., and Debora...
Academic Support  <ul><li>Writing help </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring or supplemental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Academic s...
Learner Support: Library Services <ul><li>Costello, Barbara. “Using Blackboard in Library Instruction: Addressing the Lear...
Thank you for coming! <ul><li>Alisa Klinger, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Christina Lau, MLS ...
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    1. 1. How to Improve Instruction and Retention in Online Courses Alisa Klinger, Ph.D. aklinger@cuesta.edu Christina Lau, MLS [email_address]
    2. 2. Virtual Colleagues & DE Teaching Team
    3. 3. How to increase retention, persistence, and satisfaction <ul><li>Personalize and customize instruction for students and instructor(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage active learning </li></ul><ul><li>Develop information competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Increase communication </li></ul><ul><li>Build community </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance Writing Across the Curriculum </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>The Lone DE Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s an instructor to do? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Fully Loaded DE Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s a campus to do? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5.       Instructor Training & Support <ul><li>Boettcher, Judith V. “Teaching Online for the First Time--The Quick Guide.” </li></ul><ul><li>Keramidas, Cathy, et al. “Saving Your Sanity When Teaching in an Online Environment: Lessons Learned.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pickett, Alexandra. “The Role of a Successful Online Instructor.” </li></ul><ul><li>Savery, John R. “BE VOCAL: Characteristics of Successful Online Instructors.” </li></ul>
    6. 6. Best DE Practices <ul><li>James, Pat, and Dan Barnett. “Online Teaching Tips.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Online Pedagogy: Theories & Best Practices.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pickett, Alexandra. “The Role of a Successful Online Instructor.” </li></ul><ul><li>San Juan College. “Best Practices for Teaching Online.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sloan Consortium. “Effective Practices.” </li></ul>
    7. 7. Online Community Building <ul><li>Dinkins, Shari. “Learning to Teach Tech-Savvy Students.” </li></ul><ul><li>Fuller, Richard G. “11 Practice Priorities to Promote Empathy in Online Courses.” </li></ul><ul><li>Liu, Xiaojing, et al. “Does Sense of Community Matter?” </li></ul><ul><li>Rovai, Alfred. “Building Sense of Community at a Distance.” </li></ul>
    8. 8. Communication & Discussion <ul><li>Boettcher, Judith V. “The Dangers and Pitfalls of Communicating with Students; Or What NOT to Do When Communicating with Students on the Internet.” </li></ul><ul><li>Brown, Ruth E. “The Process of Community-building in Distance Learning Classes.” </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstein, Susan, and Jason Edwards. “If You Build It, They Will Come: Building Learning Communities through Threaded Discussion.” </li></ul><ul><li>Levine, S. Joseph. . “The Online Discussion Board.” </li></ul>
    9. 9. Social Networking <ul><li>Dinkins, Shari. “Learning to Teach Tech-Savvy Students.” </li></ul><ul><li>LaPadula, Maria. “A Comprehensive Look at Online Student Support Services for Distance Learners.” </li></ul>
    10. 10. Learner Support: Orientations for New DE Students <ul><li>Lynch, Maggie McVay. &quot;Effective Student Preparation for Online Learning.&quot; </li></ul>
    11. 11. Learner Support: Student Services Admissions; Academic Advising; Career Counseling <ul><li>Floyd, Deborah L., and Deborah Casey-Powell. “New Roles for Student Support Services in Distance Learning.” </li></ul><ul><li>LaPadula, Maria. “A Comprehensive Look at Online Student Support Services for Distance Learners.” </li></ul><ul><li>Linder, Andrew. “Virtual Universities Need Real Guidance Counselors.&quot; </li></ul>
    12. 12. Academic Support <ul><li>Writing help </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring or supplemental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Academic success workshops </li></ul>
    13. 13. Learner Support: Library Services <ul><li>Costello, Barbara. “Using Blackboard in Library Instruction: Addressing the Learning Styles of Generations X and Y.” </li></ul><ul><li>Gibbons, Susan. “Strategies for the Library: CMS Integration Barriers.” </li></ul><ul><li>Havens, Barret C., and Michelle Drumm. “Getting a Foot in the Door: Experiments with Integrating Library Services into the Online Classroom.” </li></ul><ul><li>Lawrence, Dan H. “Blackboard on a Shoestring: Tying Course to Sources .” </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew, Victoria, and Ann Schroeder. “The Embedded Librarian Program.” </li></ul>
    14. 14. Thank you for coming! <ul><li>Alisa Klinger, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Christina Lau, MLS </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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